London. Charles Griffin and Co., 1901. First Edition. Profusely illustrated with Photographs, charts, tables and a plethora of large foldi-out diagrams reduced working drawings. Thick 8vo. ( 9.0" x 6.0" ) Handsomely bound in original publishers ornate pictorial gilt decorated blue cloth.
A marvelous insight into 19th century shipbuilding with a superlative assortment of tremendous fold-out diagrams. Quite scarce in the First Edition.
Mild rippling to spine cloth, corners gently rubbed. A lovely, crisp and bright copy.